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7-12 School Special Education Teacher

Company: Victory College Prep School Academy
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

WHAT WE ARE OFFERINGVictory College Prep is home to a diverse, inclusive faculty and staff team that blends genuine passion and proven experience to better enrich the lives of the underserved children entrusted to our teaching and care. The VCP 7-12 School emphasizes a student-centered philosophy supported by rigorous advisory programming and the region's most ambitious student internship program.
We promote a collaborative culture and commit to coaching and skills development in order to support our team members' ongoing professional growth, regardless of years of experience or time in the classroom.
Our district benefits include:

  • Competitive salary (starting at $48,000) with an average 2% pay raise or more per year
  • Competitive health care options
  • Employer contributions to retirement plans (match up to 4%, immediately vested)
  • Extra earning potential for leading professional development, clubs, and sports teams
  • Opportunity for performance and incentive bonus
  • Eligibility for Federal student loan forgiveness for teachers
  • Verizon cell phone plan
  • YMCA health club membership discount
  • On-site daycare for staff
    The best candidates for this position will embody the values and beliefs at the heart of the VCP mission and vision. They will also meet the following qualifications and possess these preferred skills:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Valid Teacher License (or interest in a licensure program)
    • Competency in using technology in the classroom setting
    • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
    • Strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational program
      • Writes goals and objectives for IEPs using state's special education software, such as ISTAR.
      • Administers and interprets individual formal and informal assessments and measures student achievement of, and progress toward, their objectives and goals.
      • Participates in IEP meetings and provides necessary documentation, as requested.
      • Provides progress reports to parents as stated in the IEP, maintains timely communication with all parents/guardians concerning student progress, and provides a clear picture of the curriculum and high expectations.
      • Use the state standards and curriculum to create rigorous, objective-driven, arts-infused lessons aligned with curriculum maps.
      • Differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs
      • Develop standards-aligned, measurable, ambitious big goals that will increase student opportunities for achievement; assess and track performance against these goals.
      • Implement classroom procedures, systems, and routines that provide structure for students and maximize instructional time.
      • Use data to reflect on the effectiveness of lessons and student achievement progress in order to improve instruction and personal practice.
      • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, conduct home visits, and promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
      • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively; maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships.
      • Use feedback from the Principal and Director of Instruction to update the Individual Professional Development Plan.
      • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

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        Victory College Prep is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Victory College Prep School Academy, Indianapolis , 7-12 School Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Indianapolis, Indiana

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